Crime Victims Advocacy Council

cvac_logoJessalyn Dorsey (Executive Director), 770.333.9254  Press “0”, [email protected]
Rev. Bruce Cook (Chaplain), 770.639.9585, [email protected]
Cindie Wertz (Mt. Bethel Advocate), 770.973.6471, [email protected]


Dedicated to preventing crime and assisting crime victims and their families in Georgia through quality education, advocacy, counseling, and legislative initiatives. Established in 1989, CVAC has 12 Board of Directors members and has served 9,868 people.

Location: 3101 Paces Mill Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30339
Purpose: To help victims of violent crime heal in the name of Jesus Christ.
What and where we help serve: 19 Metro counties surrounding Atlanta, pastoral care for all crime victims free of charge, prayer sessions, memorial services, hospital and home visits, assistance with victim’s compensation, restitution and civil justice, seminars for the prevention of future victimization, resource information and referrals, collaboration with local churches and faith-based organizations and the criminal justice system to enable crime victims’ rights in Georgia.

Service opportunities:

  • Pray for our crime victims who have lost their faith and will to survive
  • Pray for crime victims and their family members
  • Write notes to crime victims and their family members
  • Visit elder-care crime victims
  • Volunteer to serve on the CVAC advisory board
  • Assist with fund-raising and corporate support
  • Assist bulletin preparation and distribution for annual CVAC memorial service
  • Provide graphic skills for literature development
  • Court volunteers
  • Multi-purpose (flex volunteers)

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